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Journal of The Korean Society of Laryngology, Phoniatrics and Logopedics 2013;24(1): 13-17.
레이저 후두미세수술의 원칙
문정환, 이상준, 정필상
단국대학교 의과대학 이비인후-두경부외과학교실
Principles of Laser Laryngeal Microsurgery
Jeong Hwan Moon, Sang Joon Lee, Phil-Sang Chung
Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, Dankook University College of Medicine
ABSTRACT
Laser laryngeal microsurgery is currently the primary method of treatment of various laryngeal diseases. The development of laryngeal microsurgery came from the introduction of a small spot $CO_2$ laser micromanipulator and more precise microlaryngeal instruments. $CO_2$ laser laryngeal microsurgery has enabled very precise surgery because it has small focus size and hemostatic effect. There are some limitations to the use of the $CO_2$ Laser such as adjacent tissue damage and vocal fold scarring. These problems can be minimized through understanding the mechanisms by which lasers function and correctly manipulating the parameters under a surgeon's control. We should also recognize the safety of $CO_2$ laser for the surgeon to precisely perform the procedure.
KEY WORDS: Laryngeal microsurgery;Carbon dioxide laser;
중심 단어: 후두미세수술;$CO_2$ 레이저;
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